Cantiga 167 of the Cantigas de Santa Maria of Alfonso X
The Muslim Child who was Revived at Salas
A Moorish woman from Borja had a beautiful son.
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The boy became ill and died.
His mother had heard of the miracles performed by the Virgin of Salas and she decided to trust in her.
Despite the objections of other Moorish women, she commended her son to the Virgin and bought a wax image to offer at Salas.
She went to Salas, carrying her dead son. She prayed to the Virgin, keeping vigil all night long.
The Virgin revived the child although he had been dead for three days. The woman converted to Christianity.
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